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Investing in diversity pays off

Two women present their project


August 4, 2017

Earlier this year, I let out a sigh of relief after hearing that Congress rejected President Donald Trump’s proposal to slash the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) budget by 20 percent. Instead, it was increased by $2 billion. However, considering the anti-science priorities of this Administration, I know I must expect and be prepared for future attacks on...

Matadors battle to seventh place in Big West Championship


April 25, 2017

After round one of the Big West Championship at Oak Quarry Golf Club in Riverside, the Matadors took seventh place after shooting a score of 305.CSUN is 16 strokes off the pace, trailing Cal Poly at 289. The team is not far behind the top three, however, as they are just eight strokes behind UC Davis ...

Students weigh in on repeal of internet privacy protection

Photo shows Britney Aguire and Karina Perez being interviewed in front of Manzanita hall


April 6, 2017

On Monday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order which repealed the Obama-era regulations that were put on internet privacy. Now, broadband internet service providers can track a person's online activity without their permission. Also, these service providers can now sell a c...

Sports calendar for 3/8-3/13

sports calendar illustration


March 7, 2017

Wednesday 3/8Beach Volleyball vs. Concordia-Irvine, @ Concordia-Irvine, 1 p.m.Men's Volleyball vs UC Santa Barbara, @ UC Santa Barbara, 7 p.m.Baseball vs. Holy Cross, 2 p.m.Thursday 3/9Men's basketball vs Cal State Fullerton @ Anaheim, 2:30 p.m.Friday 3/10Men's Volleyball vs. Loyola Chicago, 5 p.m.Men's Track an...

Editorial: freedom of speech in an era of political-correctness, part one

Freedom of Speech illustration


March 1, 2017

Much like 1960s America, we live in an era of cultural tension and unrest. During times like these, the freedoms protected under the first amendment, especially those of freedom of speech, press and assembly, are flexed more than ever. Schools and college campuses, which serve as places of learning an...

Letter to the editor: In response to “Travel ban: the un-American America”

Jarin Islam, with the Wilshire Center Koreatown Neighborhood Council, during a news conference amid a solidarity rally with the Muslim community of Los Angeles in response to President Donald Trump's executive orders on immigration, on February 3, 2017. (Francine Orr/Los Angeles Times/TNS)


February 21, 2017

This is a letter to the editor in response to Mimi Kourieh's piece "The Travel Ban: The Un-American, America".   I would like to start off by saying that I respect and admire your ability to articulately voice your disdain with our current president’s demonization of the global Muslim community...

Five tips to get through college faster

Picture of a 2016 graduation cap and tassle


February 17, 2017

If over-achieving in school was a sport, I would have been a decathlete. From kindergarten through high school, I jumped at every opportunity to excel, taking as many honors courses as I could. As a result of all this studiousness, I graduated a semester early from high school in 1999. Naturally, on...

Entrepreneurship in the field of education

Michael D. Eisner College of Education Building at CSUN.  ALEJANDRO ARANDA/ THE SUNDIAL Photo credit: Alejandro Aranda


February 14, 2017

The term entrepreneurship often evokes images of Silicon Valley, product design and tech startups. It can feel distant and somewhat elusive, especially to those of us in the field of education. Learning to create and run a business is left to other majors. When students begin their studies in educat...

In Photos: LAX protest

People chant and hold up posters in protest of the Muslim ban


January 30, 2017

People met at LAX on Jan. 29 to protest Trump's consecutive order travel ban. Protestors occupied the international terminal causing a backup of traffic around the airport.

Arts and Literature Special Issue

Illustration of an astronaut's helmet with a boy floating inside with a few books and flowers


November 22, 2016

La lealtad de Martin Jiménez Contributor - Nov 22, 2016 Silence Holiday Cheer Mariela Camacho’s artwork Ute Anderson’s poems and short stories 0 A ride with J...

La lealtad de Martin Jiménez

Illustration of an astronaut's helmet with a boy floating inside with a few books and flowers


November 22, 2016

Escrito Por: Iván Salinas En una cabaña, envuelta de cerros, el leal Martin Jiménez se recordó a si mismo su juramento: «Seré leal». Pero fue de este recordatorio que prosiguió esta pregunta en su mente: «¿Pero a que costo?» —Mi vida —dijo en voz alta sin percatarse. Le ardían ...


Illustration of an astronaut's helmet with a boy floating inside with a few books and flowers


November 22, 2016

It was quiet like the cat prowling the street,   A hushed explosion lurking at the corner, Swelling, Coiling, Slithering, Clinging, To my insides, And I shivered Gritted my teeth A scream threatened to pierce my lips I wanted to shout all my troubles, Let it ...

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